Overview of Historical Source Literacy Skills

Module 2 Overview

Welcome to Module 2, Overview of Historical Source Literacy Skills. Teaching history is no longer about asking students to memorize facts (names, dates, events, etc.) but about analyzing sources and drawing conclusions about history based on evidence. In this module, you will learn how to help students think critically about the past by considering their sources.


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